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Angels make Mike Trout’s 12-year, $426.5-million deal official

TEMPE, Ariz. — Maybe all the mystery about Mike Trout’s future shouldn’t have been such a concern after all. “This is where I wanted to be all along,” Trout said in a statement included in the Angels’ official announcement of their 12-year, $426.5-million deal with their superstar. A day after the news broke, the Angels finalized the deal on Wednesday night, completing the largest contract in the history of North American sports. Trout did not speak with reporters before playing in an intrasquad...
Tags: London, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Los Angeles Angels, Alexander, Mike, Dodgers, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Canelo Alvarez, Tempe Ariz, DAZN, Top Stories LADN

Kew murder: Man charged over French film producer death

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux's body was found buried in a shallow grave in her west London garden.
Tags: UK, London, News, Kew, Laureline Garcia Bertaux

Masani’s 1944 essay “Reconsidering Socialism” was still a deeply socialist document

This chapter from this book by SV Raju on Masani is illuminating. I’ve provided some annotations in blue. ===CHAPTER=== There were two reasons for Masani moving away from socialism—his disenchantment with the ‘Left’ in general and Marxism in particular. The second was the influence of Gandhiji, which we discussed, in the previous chapter. A London […]
Tags: Travel, London, India, Liberty, Gandhiji, Masani

HMP Onley: 'Little done' over jail's London gangs

About 80% of inmates at a rural prison on the Northamptonshire-Warwickshire border are from London.
Tags: London, News, Northamptonshire Warwickshire

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Editor is as Embarrassed About that One Scene as You Are

By now you’ve likely seen the viral Bohemian Rhapsody clip that’s been making the rounds. The one in which Queen meets with future manager John Reid for the first time, and the camera angles keep cutting wildly for no apparent reason. When Bohemian Rhapsody picked up an Oscar for Best Editing, the scene in question exploded across the internet, as proof there was no way in hell a movie edited like this should’ve won such an accolade. It turns out the film’s editor, John Ottman, isn’t happy abou...
Tags: Post, London, Movies, Musical, The Washington Post, Video Clips, Bryan, Fletcher, Freddie, John Ottman, John Reid, Ottman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Pramit Chatterjee, LSB- Dexter -RSB- Fletcher

Youthful talent gives England a bright future, says Henderson

London (AFP) – Jordan Henderson says England are ready to fulfil the growing expectations around their vibrant young team as the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign starts with the Czech Republic’s visit to Wembley on Friday.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Wembley, Henderson, Afp, AFP Jordan Henderson

Theresa May says it's a matter of "great personal regret" that U.K. won't leave EU with a deal on March 29

Theresa May says it's a matter of "great personal regret" that U.K. won't leave EU with a deal on March 29.
Tags: London, Finance, Eu, Article, Theresa May, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 31b746e2-c62e-5934-9734-bce59d5e7152

Ronaldo signing signals Serie A renaissance: Baresi

London (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered the impression that the league is undergoing a renaissance Italy and AC Milan legend... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Ac Milan, Afp, Baresi

Women’s Super League lands multi-million pound sponsorship

London (AFP) – Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes says Barclays’ multi-million pound sponsorship of England’s Women’s Super League is a watershed moment for the game. Barclays Bank was announced as the first title sponsor of... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Barclays, Barclays Bank, Afp, Emma Hayes, AFP Chelsea Women

15 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, March 22-28

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Alice in Wonderland: The Musical’ A modern musical-comedy take on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale about a young girl’s adventures in a strange and magical world. When: March 23-June 15. Where: Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St., Glendale. Tickets: $12. Information: ‘Bar Mitzvah Boy’ West Coast Jewish Theatre presents a new play by Mark Leiren-Young about an older man seeking faith through his bar mitzvah ceremony while his rabbi aims to ret...
Tags: London, New York City, Roald Dahl, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ireland, Lewis Carroll, Vietnam, Peter Pan, John Cameron Mitchell, West End, Brian Friel, Tim Minchin, Alice

Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad

London (AFP) – Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has withdrawn from the England squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a back injury. Alexander-Arnold had been struggling with the problem before linking up with England... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Afp, AFP Liverpool, Trent Alexander Arnold, Alexander Arnold

Storms, cyclones and floods will only worsen as the planet warms | Letters

Craig Bennett, CEO of Friends of the Earth, says rich countries must act to make disasters such as the cyclone that hit Mozambique less likely. Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky describes how Climate Matters is helping to end the ‘TV news desert’ around global warming. Plus letters from Caroline Evans and Daniel ScharfThe disaster to hit Mozambique is reported as one of the worst tropical cyclones to visit the southern hemisphere, with hundreds dead and hundreds of thousands more needing urg...
Tags: Energy, Business, London, Media, Climate Change, Africa, Environment, UK News, World news, Earth, Gas, Fracking, Fossil Fuels, Television industry, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Air transport

New Yorkers Have Named The Vessel-Stairwell-Thingy At Hudson Yards

The developer of Hudson Yards temporarily christened Thomas Heatherwick’s big bronze stack of stairways The Vessel, but — just as 30 St Mary Axe in London is “the Gherkin” and Cloud Gate in Chicago’s Millennium Park is “the Bean” (whether Norman Foster and Anish Kapoor like it or not) — New York’s new selfie-attraction is now “the Shawarma.” – Slate
Tags: Art, New York, London, Chicago, Norman Foster, Thomas Heatherwick, Visual, Anish Kapoor, Millennium Park, Hudson Yards, St Mary Axe, 03.19.19

Shamima Begum family challenge Javid's citizenship decision

Relatives say it was unfair to remove UK citizenship when others who went to Isis territory were allowed backThe family of Shamima Begum has formally started court challenges against the home secretary, saying Sajid Javid’s decision to strip the teenager of her citizenship is unfair because hundreds of Britons who went to Islamic State territory have been allowed back.Begum fled her east London family for Syria in February 2015, aged 15, along with two school friends after reading terrorist prop...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, London, Law, Islamic State, UK News, World news, Syria, Immigration and asylum, Sajid Javid, Shamima Begum, Javid, Begum, Special Immigration Appeals Commission

A Museum Tackles Myths About Jews and Money

An exhibition at the Jewish Museum in London looks at 2,000 years of negative stereotypes through historical objects and works of art.
Tags: Europe, London, News, Museums, Jeremy, Anti-semitism, Great Britain, Corbyn, George, Soros, Deller, Jews and Judaism, Rembrandt Harmenszoon, Jeremy (1949-, Rothschild Family, van Rijn

The Google News Initiative, one year in

In the first year of the Google News Initiative, our efforts have centered around a spirit of experimentation, with programs focused on three pillars: working with the news industry to evolve their business models, raising up quality journalism and driving new thinking and approaches in newsrooms. There’s still much to be done, but we remain committed to collaborating with publishers to build a stronger future for journalism. Empowering sustainable business growth The business of journalism is u...
Tags: Google, Europe, Japan, UK, London, Indonesia, Australia, Youtube, India, Eu, Brazil, Argentina, Finland, Bulgaria, North, John Green

Eye Love Wednesday - Kiss New York Professional Waterproof Wonders Matte Eyeliner

Kiss New York Professional Waterproof Wonders Matte Eyeliner - $12.99 - in 6 matte shades: Extreme Black, Black, Dark Brown, Burgundy, Classic White, Rich Deep Blue - with a soft and creamy, highly pigmented formula that glides on silky smooth, blends easily and offers 36-hours of wear with no smudging, flaking or transfer. And you will need the most amazing sharpener ever to sharpen them with:Kiss New York Professional Dual Ended Sharpener - $3.99 - quickly and easily adds a crisp rounded tip...
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Places to Visit in Europe – Underrated Cities In Europe Worth Visiting

When people think about their European vacations , they often picture Paris or London as the backdrop to their overseas adventures. While Paris and London are amazing cities in their own right, they are far from the only incredible places to visit on your next trip to Europe. Take a gamble on one of these underrated cities, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised! Places to Visit in Europe – 10 Underrated Cities Salzburg, Austria Salzburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Austria. I...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Europe, London, Spain, Barcelona, Unesco, Austria, Budapest, Grenada, Paris, Northern Ireland, Croatia, Alps, Belfast, Salzburg

Meet Dave, The Post-Grime Future Of UK Rap

The first rap music I ever loved was British. In 1988, when I was about to turn nine, my family moved to London for a year. (My dad, a history professor, was on sabbatical, trying to write a book that he never ended up finishing.) The UK had Top Of The Pops, which turned pop … More »
Tags: Music, UK, London, Dave, Little Simz, Busta Rhymes, Status Ain't Hood, Conway, E-40, Mach Hommy, Xavier Wulf, Dj Muggs, Sada Baby, Fmb Dz, Aaron Cooks

Artfully Crafted, Funny and Thoroughly Charming, This Spot Introduces You to Sipsmith Gin

There are a lot of ways Sipsmith Gin, a 10-year-old London distillery that takes pride in leading a gin renaissance, could have told its story in the brand's largest ad campaign yet. It could speak to its crisp flavor, or high-quality processes, or its London heritage. Actually, the brand and agency Ogilvy U.K. managed to...
Tags: London, Advertising, Ad of the Day, Ogilvy U K

The Hilarious Reason Geri Halliwell's Lipstick Got Her in Trouble With the Royal Family

Sometimes you have to kiss a few frogs before kissing a prince, or so the fairy tales tell us. For the Spice Girls, they went straight to the prince - Prince Charles to be precise. And they were no strangers to bending the rules and spicing things up, even when it came to the royal family. Makeup artist to the famous five Karin Darnell told POPSUGAR that Geri Halliwell's look was "all about a red lip," and it once got her in a teeny bit of trouble. In 1997, after attending a Royal Gala evening ...
Tags: London, Mac, Geri Halliwell, Beauty, Spice Girls, Lipstick, Prince Charles, Charles, British Royals, The Royals, Darnell, Halliwell, Red Lipstick, Karin Darnell, Geri Darnell

English Women’s Championship player gets 5-game racism ban

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has banned Sheffield United women’s player Sophie Jones for five games for racism. Jones was found guilty of racially abusing a Tottenham player in a second-tier Women’s Championship game in January. She denied the charge. The FA says the forward was also fined 200 pounds ($265) and ordered […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Tottenham, Sheffield United, Fa, Jones, English Football Association, Sophie Jones

Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

UK police arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London on Tuesday over his alleged involvement in a $2 billion fraud.
Tags: UK, London, India, Cnn, Nirav Modi

Pogba wants ‘happy coach’ Solskjaer to stay at Man Utd

London (AFP) – Paul Pogba hopes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is given the Manchester United manager’s job on a permanent basis after the Norwegian turned the club’s fortunes around. The former United striker has transformed the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, United, Paul Pogba, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Afp, Pogba, Solskjaer

Lumelleau joins Orchid Underwriters as chairman

Orchid Underwriters Agency LLC, a TowerBrook Capital Partners portfolio company, said March 20 that John L. Lumelleau has joined as chairman. Lumelleau succeeds Steve Carlsen who will remain on the board and will lead a newly created underwriting committee. Lumelleau previously served as the CEO of Lockton Cos. PRESS RELEASE VERO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, announced t...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Trends, People, United States, John, Gulf Coast, Caribbean, Board, U S, Vero Beach, Orchid, TowerBrook Capital Partners, Brad Emmons, Orchid Underwriters Agency LLC

Billionaire Nirav Modi remanded in custody after London court appearance

Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted by Indian authorities over a $2 billion loan fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) was remanded in custody after appearing before a British court on Wednesday.
Tags: London, Money, businessNews, Nirav Modi, Punjab National Bank PNB

Fears HS2 will widen north-south divide after damning think tank report

A damning report has called for the scheme to be axed in favour of significant investment in rail services outside London [Author: James Rodger]
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What’s next after UK seeks 3-month delay to Brexit?

LONDON (AP) — With just nine days to go until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to postpone Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The decision is in the hands of the 27 remaining EU nations, whose leaders must agree unanimously to an extension. Here’s a look at […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brexit

London's National Portrait Gallery and Sackler family agree to rescind £1 million donation

The National Portrait Gallery in London and the Sackler family, owners of the pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LP, have said in a statement that the £1,000,000 donation from the Sackler Trust to the gallery's Inspiring People project will not proceed.
Tags: London, Cnn, National Portrait Gallery, Sackler, Purdue Pharma LP, Sackler Trust

‘Traitors’ Producer 42 Hires Literary Manager Eugenie Furniss

Eugenie Furniss is joining London- and Los Angeles-based management and production company 42 as literary manager, it was announced Wednesday. The company’s slate include movie “Ironbark,” a Cold War thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and TV series “Traitors,” a spy thriller coming to Netflix in the U.S. at the end of the month. Furniss joins 42 […]
Tags: London, Benedict Cumberbatch, News, Global, Los Angeles, Netflix, Furniss, 42, Eugenie Furniss